CBD, cannabidiol, is a cannabinoid compound that naturally occurs in high concentration within the hemp plant. It does not produce psychoactive effects and will not get the user “high.” In therapeutic doses, there are no adverse side effects with using CBD. Cannabidiol works with a physiological system in the body called the endocannabinoid system (ECS).
Inflammation and its Harmful Effects on the Body
Inflammation is defined as “a localized physical condition in which part of the body becomes reddened, swollen, hot and often painful, especially as a reaction to injury or infection.” Inflammation is a way that the body actually defends itself and is an immune system response. The immune system is actually trying to protect the body and is attempting to alleviate damage or some kind of pathogen. In fact, without inflammation, the body would not be able to heal things like wounds or infections.